Honda Performance Development Announces 2011 SKUSA Karting Contingency Program

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Honda Performance Development (HPD) has released details of a new support program for competitors using the Honda CR125 engine package during the 2011 SKUSA ProTour and SuperNats race seasons. HPD will be offering cash prizes to 1st- through 3rd-place finishers in approved classes and races

"We're pleased to expand our support to SKUSA racers through the Honda Racing Line," said Marc Sours, General Manager for HPD. "As our program continues to grow, we hope to offer more products and services to the karting community."

To be eligible for support, all Honda competitors must be enrolled in the Honda Racing Line program and display the required "Honda Racing/HPD" and "H" decals on their race vehicles. Registration for the Honda Racing Line is available at http://racing.honda.com/hpd/race-for-honda/registration.aspx.

Administered by HPD and American Honda, incentives will be distributed following the completion of the these 2011 SKUSA ProTour championship events:

  • Honda Racing HPD SpringNats, Arizona (April 30, 2011) **
  • SKUSA SummerNats, Colorado (July 16, 2011)
  • SKUSA SuperNats, Nevada (November 19, 2011)

Spec Honda classes eligible for the contingency prizes will include:

  • S1
  • S2
  • S4
  • S5

HPD's payout structure will reward 1st- through 3rd-place finishes in the above-mentioned events and classes, as follows:

  • 1st: $500
  • 2nd : $300
  • 3rd: $100

Additionally, HPD's payout structure will reward 1st- through 3rd-place finishes in the above-mentioned classes at the 2011 SKUSA SuperNats race:

  • 1st: $350
  • 2nd: $225
  • 3rd: $100

Launched in July 2009, the Honda Racing Line is a program targeted at licensed participants in sanctioned amateur and entry-level professional racing. The Honda Racing Line was formed to provide its members with a direct connection to Honda Performance Development and its unparalleled record of success at the highest levels of motorsport. Competitors may register for the Honda Racing Line through HondaRacingLine.com.

Honda Performance Development (HPD) is the Honda racing company within North America. Founded in 1993, and located in Santa Clarita, Calif., HPD is the technical operations center for high-performance Honda racing cars and engines. In addition to its grassroots motorsports support programs, HPD is the single engine supplier to the IndyCar Series and competes in prototype sports-car racing under the HPD banner in the American Le Mans and European Le Mans Series.

For more information, please contact HPD at 661-702-7777 / grmsadmin@hra.com .

**A previous race will be counted if a racer regjsters for the Honda Racing Line prior to the next race.

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